Education Technology

Exponential Growth Experiment

Published on 02/17/2006

Activity Overview

Students will work in pairs and will conduct a growth experiment. They will record their answers for 7 to 10 trials.
They will make a scatterplot of their data and share their graphs with the class.

Before the Activity

The teacher will give each pair of students a table to record their data.

During the Activity

Students will work in pairs and conduct the experiment according to the lab. They will display the graph on their calculator. The teacher will do a screen capture of the class; so that all grpahs can be displayed and discussed.

After the Activity

Each pair of students will perform a regression on their data and share their equations with others for comparison.